Jace Lipstein, the founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of Grungy Gentleman, used to get written up after parties when he worked in media. And the write-ups, he laughs, “would get it wrong. I wouldn’t care, it’s funny, but they would say, like, ‘Bohemian Hipster,’ all these things that were just so wrong.” And so, as Jace’s incredible start-up story goes, the descriptor “grungy gentleman” came to be.
Well-groomed, confident, and overflowing with charm, Jace is not afraid of stating his opinion, an essential trait for a rising star in the fashion world. His firm feelings on menswear, culture, and the Grungy Gentleman brand make his passion for his field obvious, and make our conversation exciting and exclusive. Click through to learn Jace's ideal grungy gentleman, his dream celebrities to style, and what's in store for Grungy Gentleman.
[Photos by Wendy Ploger]